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Webisode 1: Independence
The colonists in America decide to stake everything on an armed struggle for freedom and a chance to build a new kind of nation.

Webisode 2: Revolution
After defeating the world's most awesome military power, Americans turn to the task of creating a government that will live up to their high ideals.

Webisode 3: Liberty for All?
America was founded as a free land in which people could live out their own destiny–but at what cost to Native Americans?

Webisode 4: Wake Up, America
The industrial revolution brings Americans new leisure and personal freedom, but also mounting problems for factory workers, including children.

Webisode 5: A Fatal Contradiction
The Declaration of Independence says, "all men are created equal," but there is a glaring exception -- America's slaves.

Webisode 6: A War to End Slavery
The most terrible war in America's history is fought over the future of slavery in our nation.

Webisode 7: What is Freedom?
After the Civil War political turmoil takes place in Washington, D.C. and a new age of segregation begins.

Webisode 8: Whose Land is This?
White settlers and soldiers massacre western Indians, while U.S. immigrants become targets of increasing white prejudice.

Webisode 9: Working for Freedom
As the split widens between the rich and the poor, a new movement arises fighting for the rights of workers.

Webisode 10: Yearning to Breathe Free
The newly unveiled Statue of Liberty is a symbol of all that is best in America, inspiring an era of reform and compassion.

Webisode 11: Safe for Democracy
With help from the Wright brothers, the country begins to soar. Americans join a fight for freedom in World War I and at home women get the right to vote.

Webisode 12: Depression and War
America enters into an economic depression and Franklin D. Roosevelt guides us through World War II.

Webisode 13: Democracy and Struggle
America becomes the acknowledged leader of the free world and embarks on a course of rebuilding democracies abroad.

Webisode 14: Let Freedom Ring
In the 1950s and early '60s a freedom movement emerges with the purpose of ending segregation and racism. It becomes the most effective social movement in U. S. history.

Webisode 15: We Shall Overcome
The 1960s bring new progress in the quest for freedom, but it is also an explosive decade that threatens to tear our society apart.

Webisode 16: Becoming Free
Since the 1960s Americans have continued to make tremendous strides. What will be the next causes in American freedom?


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